Low Cost Shared Equity housing available in Gourdon

First-time buyers and those on the council house waiting list (Apply4Homes) are among those eligible to buy new affordable housing in Gourdon.

Aberdeenshire Council in partnership with Fotheringham Property Developments are offering 2 x 2 bed bungalows and 2 x 3 bed semi-detached houses for sale for £111,588 for the 2 bed and £131,876 for the 3 bed at Brae Road, Gourdon.

It is estimated the property will be available February/March 2016 and will be available to those who meet both the following criteria:

First time buyers or people with a significant change in their household circumstances whose gross annual income is in the region of £42,000 or less (2 bed)  or £49,000 or less (3 bed).

Are either tenants of Aberdeenshire Council or a Housing Association, or waiting list applicants

Priority will be given to those applicants who have a local connection to the areas, for example those who live, work or have a family in Gourdon or surrounding area.

Aberdeenshire Council is able to offer this property to successful applicants as part of the planning process, where developers are required to assist in the provision of affordable housing. 

This property is sold at a fixed discounted price by the developer to successful applicants as nominated by Aberdeenshire Council. Closing date for applications is 18th December 2015.

For further information, or to request an application pack, please call a Development Officer on (01467) 628314, or email: lcho@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

You can also find more information on the council’s website at: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/lcho